At least 2 dead after fiery multi-vehicle crash closes WB I-80 near Ottawa Friday: ISP

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Friday, September 25, 2020
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At least two people are dead after a fiery crash closed down part of Interstate 80 in LaSalle County just west of Ottawa Friday morning.

OTTAWA, Ill. (WLS) -- A fatal fiery crash closed down part of Interstate 80 in LaSalle County just west of Ottawa Friday morning.

At least two people are dead and several others are injured, according to Illinois State Police and the LaSalle County Coroner.

Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash, with some fire involved, ISP said.

The crash happened about four miles west of Ottawa.

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Officials have not released information about how many people may be injured or their condition.

Both westbound lanes on I-80 near mile marker 85 were closed for several hours. As of 2:37 p.m., all lanes have been reopened according to an ISP tweet.

This is a developing story. We will update with more information when it becomes available.